Printing a 3D Printer? Well…Almost

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  If you follow the 3D printing space for a while then you eventually get to hear some of the less practial or sensible "future" predictions for the technology. Like this one I heard today: 3D printed steak. You'd have a 3D printer in the restaurant and the customer would simply select 'rare' … [Read more...]

3D Printed Fasteners That You Can’t Pull Apart! Objet at Euromold 2012

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  Rotite device – high surface contact male and female parts that interlock to create strong fasteners and closers We had a nice surprise visit to the Objet booth yesterday. Stuart Burns, technical director from a very innovative company called Rotite paid us a visit to demonstrate how O … [Read more...]

Objet30 Pro Desktop 3D Printer Debuts in UK at TCT

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The TCT show is the place to go in the UK to find out the latest and greatest from the world of 3D printing and additive manufacturing. This year's show that just closed a couple of weeks ago had a great turnout of many thousands of people, eager to see what's new from the vendors and systems on dis … [Read more...]

Turning Computer Animated Characters into Reality using 3D Printing

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As we spoke about in this previous blog post, there remain a number of technological gaps between what we know as 3D content and 3D printing. Computer animation is one such area. The video above shows how articulated deformable characters from computer animation can be transformed into real 3D print … [Read more...]

3D Printed Robotic Fan – using Objet ABS-like Digital Material!

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The Need for Intelligent Personalized Comfort Control By Andrew Payne. Modern architects and engineers face the challenge of creating indoor environments that fulfill the dual goals of user satisfaction and energy performance. Creating an appropriate climate is essential to personal comfort, p … [Read more...]

Testing a 3D Printed Bat – in Objet ABS-like Digital Material

In this week's video blog we test out a 3D printed baseball bat, created on the Objet Connex500 multi-material 3D printer in the very popular ABS-like Digital Material. Classic baseball bats are made of 50 year old Pennsylvanian northern white ash - a wood that's hard, strong and durable. … [Read more...]

A Look at Objet’s New Materials at EuroMold 2011

Nobody knows Objet's 3D printing materials like our very own Zehavit Reisin. In this short clip she takes me on a guided tour of the Objet booth at this year's EuroMold and provides some insights into the amazing 3D printed models and prototypes produced with the new materials released this year.. … [Read more...]